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Family Secrets. We all have them. And while the discovery of family secrets can initially be terrifying or traumatic, often these discoveries have the power to liberate, heal, and even uplift us. Join Dani Shapiro, bestselling author of the memoir Inheritance, and her guests as they explore astonishing family secrets and uncover the extraordinary lessons the truth can teach us.
 
Felicia Day is an actor, writer, producer and author of the bestselling memoir "You're Never Weird on the Internet (Almost)". Her podcast "Felicitations!" covers her bi-weekly perspective on such geeky topics as gaming, television, book reading, but also often veers into her personal life as a creator and parent. She answers questions submitted by the audience at #felicitations on Twitter!
 
Wayne Manor Memoirs is a Batman research podcast dedicated to exploring the brightest, darkest, and strangest aspects of the Bat-Mythos. Join Joe & Kendall every other Friday as they deliver the bat-facts straight to your ears. Be prepared for discussions on first appearances, origins, story arcs,creators, retcons, and more!
 
There's a story behind the zipper of every man. I'm going to take you on my adventures of the men I've hooked up with and have had relationships with giving vivid details of these experiences. Straight, bi, married, gay, confused: I've had all flavors of men and will reveal my experiences in these podcast. Stay tuned.
 
Brendan O'Meara is an author and journalist. The Creative Nonfiction Podcast is a weekly podcast that showcases leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio. Brendan teases out the origins, habits, routines, and tactics these masters—Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers—use so that listeners can apply those tools to their own work.
 
First Person Arts believes that everyone has a story to tell, and that sharing our stories connects us with each other and the world. The First Person Arts Podcast is one more way we celebrate the power of the personal. Hear hilarious, ridiculous, astounding stories from real life, pulled from our events archive, plus new tales from our listeners right here. Visit firstpersonarts.org for more information about our live events or to tell your story.
 
Memoir shares the audio biographies of the men and women who changed the world. Each episode will feature one person who impacted the world we live in today. Visit Memoir.one for show notes, to sign up for our newsletter, and to vote for the next featured Memoir!
 
In Lucid Dreaming, curator and writer Pamela Cohn interviews a constellation of artistic luminaries working within contemporary contexts of documentary practice and experimental moving image. Together they explore artistic inspirations, conceptual intent and processes, and the expanding socio-political possibilities of creating personal memoir.
 
The best short fiction, handpicked by the best voice in podcasting. In every episode, host LeVar Burton (Roots, Reading Rainbow, Star Trek) invites you to take a break from your daily life, and dive into a great story. LeVar’s narration blends with gorgeous soundscapes to bring stories by Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami, Octavia Butler, Ray Bradbury and more to life. So, if you’re ready, let’s take a deep breath...
 
The Blackfeet were hunters, travelling from place to place on foot. They used implements of stone, wood, or bone, wore clothing made of skins, and lived in tents covered by hides. Dogs, their only tame animals, were used as beasts of burden to carry small packs and drag light loads. The stories here told come down to us from very ancient times. Grandfathers have told them to their grandchildren, and these again to their grandchildren, and so from mouth to mouth, through many generations, the ...
 
Welcome to Jerry's podcasts, a series of true stories from his life. These events and interactions offer glimpses into one man's quest to understand life's truths. They provide peeks into the development of American culture from the mid 1940's to the present. Having attended eight different public schools, lived in nine states, been in the army, held multiple work positions and obtained a doctorate in school psychology, he has found his way of living in the world.
 
"Deceived: The Moo Years" is the true story of one young man's compelling, at times terrifying, former involvement with the martial arts cult Chung Moo Quan. Based on his soon to be published memoir, "Deceived: a Journey into Darkness", author and producer Russell Johnson's 12-week podcast combines a powerful narrative and witness interviews with martial artists, mind control experts, and former victims of the Chung Moo Quan.
 
The semiautobiographical travel memoir records Twain’s, more or less, personal journey across the Wild West in search of adventure while exploring variable locations. Accompanying his brother on what becomes a trip of a lifetime, the young Samuel Clemens finds himself in many different vocational roles as he explores and observes the magnificence of the American West. Not refraining from the usual social commentary, Twain directs criticism on various social and moral issues which he approach ...
 
Eat Your Words is the weekly radio dispatch from Cathy Erway, founder of the blog Not Eating Out In New York. Every week, Cathy is joined by authors of books that you just want to eat up -- from colorful cookbooks to food memoirs to exposes on the food industry, it's all meaty topic for discussion. Tune in to learn what's new and happening in the world of food through its literature.
 
"This is a story for the weirdos, the loners, the ugly ducklings." Dear Young Rocker is a raw, music-oriented, audio memoir. In this scripted, narrative podcast, listeners both laugh and empathize as our protagonist Chelsea struggles to feel cool enough to exist and finds a home in music. It's also a series of letters from older Chelsea to her younger self, reminding us all that as alone as we may have felt at that age, there's so many others out there who've felt just like us. In Season 1 w ...
 
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.
 
Kasey Crawford Kellem is a school counselor, author, yoga instructor, motivational speaker, former business owner and special ed teacher, and now, podcaster. She is a beacon of resiliency as she continues through her journey dodging hurdles but still dancing all along the way! The creator and author of Mind Over Matter Books, Kellem’s first five books, “Believe,” “Love,” “Laugh,” “Relax,” and “Dream” teach children the resiliency tools necessary to overcome obstacles. After her husband died ...
 
Inspired to Inspire. Inspiring people to live on purpose and not on accident! Nadine Raphael inspires people to believe, overcome, and shift from where they are to their next. She is a passionate communicator who shares from a place of transparency and vulnerability. She is the author of "But God" a memoir that chronicles her journey from darkness to light. Nadine strongly believes that God has a specific plan and purpose for every person. Her desire is to inspire people to live that out fro ...
 
After nearly 30 years of vacancy, Rick Edmund abruptly ordered the demolition of his longtime family home, known as Essence House. What was he trying to hide? And what secrets did Essence House hold? The Edmund family heirs are about to find out the truth about their family and their true inheritance.Essence House is a serialized story by Eric J. Cockrell (Blister: A Punk Rock Memoir | Dulce) and Chuck Pineau (Welcome to the Void | Belial).New episodes are posted on Patreon first. Visit www. ...
 
Welcome to “Living Your Authentic Life Podcast for Women Over 50”. Mary Sue Rabe is the founder and director of Women Healing the World, a creative community of women who want to make a difference for other women in their communities. Mary Sue Rabe shares life experiences and lessons learned such as finding your power, exploring issues of race, gender, and money. She also offers tools to grow personally such as forgiveness, letting go, meditation, memoir writing, and journal writing. She int ...
 
"Whether you think you can or you think you can't, you're right." How many times have you heard of a "dream job," an extraordinary athletic feat, or even a benevolent vocation that someone has and thought to yourself, "I Could NEVER Do That!" These people don't have superpowers, per se. These normal folks simply have a huge desire to do what it is they're doing and they ultimately have an unwavering faith that they can achieve their goals, no matter how big. Remember, courage isn't the absen ...
 
Sean Avery: A 12-year NHL Hockey career and one of the most legendary NY Rangers who called Madison Square Garden, “The Most Famous Arena in The World”, home. In a NY Ranger Jersey, Sean was the first professional athlete from the “Big 4” to endorse New York State’s push for Marriage Equality as well as the first pro to intern at Vogue Magazine during the off-season. Sean Avery wrote the best-selling memoir, Ice Capade, on the Penguin Random House imprint. He then transitioned into a brand-n ...
 
Join author John King for eclectic interviews with writers from a variety of genres, including fiction writing, poetry, memoirs, and journalism. From literature to genre writing to the movies, all writing is up for discussion. In particular, The Drunken Odyssey features discussion of all aspects of the writing process—not just the published manuscript, pristinely presented to the entire literate world, but also the scrawled notes and tortured drafts that lead writers there. In long-form inte ...
 
Struggling with grief? Losing a loved one is a hard and long journey. Let’s “break the silent struggle” around grief. Come sit with Debra Hester as your host and explore the changing seasons of grief. Learn what she did and didn't write in her book about her grief journey: My Backyard Garden, A Memoir of How Love Conquers Grief. Take away some insights for your own journey or to help someone else. #empathyforgrief If you're struggling with the death of a loved one or want to show empathy not ...
 
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Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Iraq. Mosul. Overlooking new street toward the east. 1932 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow We Got Him!: 2of2: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein Kindle Edition. by Steve Russell (Author) Format: Kindle Edition htt…
 
This week I drop a bombshell confession which has me genuinely concerned for my sanity in lockdown. I got some music related accusations thrown at me by a listener and got absolutely skooled this week on Tony Hawk . If you want to send an email into the podcast, send it to the new podcast email lukekidgellpodcast@gmail.com See omnystudio.com/listen…
 
My daughter’s pediatrician asked a question that showed how well she understand the way children’s minds work. Join my brand-new Outer Order Inner Calm 30-Day SMS Challenge! You’ll get daily text messages with an audio message from me that gives you a simple challenge to create more outer order in your home. Learn more: http://gretchenrubin.com/sms…
 
Tracey Watts Cirino..... is an entrepreneur, speaker, author of Beyond Common ‘12 Essentials for Success in Life and in the Workplace”, business consultant, and the CEO and founder of Lavish Color Salon Inc. She is a growth-minded, fun-Loving, career, and family woman who loves to live a mostly healthy lifestyle and follows the 80/20 Rule. In today…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1932 Hilla http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow We Got Him!: 1of2: A Memoir of the Hunt and Capture of Saddam Hussein Kindle Edition. by Steve Russell (Author) Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/We-Got-Him-Capture-Hussein-…
 
Image: Illustration shows Indian civilians and their animals travelling through the entrance to the Bolān Pass, Pakistan, with the Army of the Indus en route to Afghanistan. Lithograph by Louis and Charles Haghe after drawing by James Atkinson. Illus. in: Sketches in Afghaunistan, by Jas. Atkinson, Esq. London : Henry Graves & Company. James Atkins…
 
Image: Mohenjo-daro ('Mound of the Dead’) is an archaeological site in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. Built around 2500 BCE, it was one of the largest settlements of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, and one of the world's earliest major cities, contemporaneous with the civilizations of ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, Minoan Crete, and Norte Chi…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Ostrich Egg From Egypt, Northern Upper Egypt, Amra, Cemetery b, Tomb b189, Egypt Exploration Fund excavations Predynastic, Naqada IIc-d2 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Evidence of prehistoric symbolism 65,000 years ago. @MBalte…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1922 "Bernhardt of Russia", driven out by Boshevists, now in New York - a radio fan Mme. Asta Souvorina, and "the Bernhardt of Russia", ... and Buster [dog] listening in on the radiophone. Photoprint copyrighted by Underwood & Underwood. No. 324,169. This record contains unverified data from caption card…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1932 International Music Hall, Radio City, New York, New York. General view of side of house http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow New York City Radio: 1 of 2: (Images of America) Paperback – April 15, 2013. by Alec Cumming (Author), …
 
Image: Fed alive to mosquitoes. Washington, D.C., April 24. One of the unsung heroes of the government service is Carroll Smith, research expert in equine fever in the Bureau of Entomology, Department of Agriculture, who since 1927 has allowed himself to be fed alive to a horde of mosquitoes. After a feeding on his arm, Mr. Smith lets the mosquitoe…
 
Image: The Rocky Mountain Laboratories are composed of over twenty buildings with functions ranging from laboratory work to living spaces to animal shelters. The facility began as a major research center concerning Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever. In 1927, the Montana legislature approved funding for construction of the laboratory, which replaced a sm…
 
Image: The ‘Spanish Flu’ was a series of pandemic waves emanating from Europe at the end of WW1. The disease reached Australia early in 1919 and it is believed was initially brought back to Australia by returning soldiers. .Therefore the need for this quarantine station on the border between New South Wales and Queensland where soldiers changed tra…
 
Image: Demonstration at the Red Cross Emergency Ambulance Station in Washington, D.C., during the influenza pandemic of 1918. Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic, by David Quammen [published in 2013] "[Mr. Quammen] is not just among our best science writers but is among our best writers, period."―Dwight Garner, New York Times T…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1910 A baby boy's birthday. http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Fortunate Sons: The 120 Chinese Boys Who Came to America, Went to School, and Revolutionized an Ancient Civilization 1st Edition, by Liel Leibovitz (Author), Matthew Mi…
 
Image: Calvin Coolidge (center) throwing out the first ball of the 1925 baseball season Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this…
 
Image: Calvin Coolidge & sons Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this rivetting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s improbable …
 
Image: Calvin Coolidge and Mrs Coolidge. Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this rivetting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s …
 
Image: Book cover Coolidge, by Amity Shlaes Amity Shlaes, author of The Forgotten Man, delivers a brilliant and provocative reexamination of America’s thirtieth president, Calvin Coolidge, and the decade of unparalleled growth that the nation enjoyed under his leadership. In this rivetting biography, Shlaes traces Coolidge’s improbable rise from a …
 
Image: The Institute [for Advanced Study, in Princeton University] is pledged to assemble a group of scientists and scholars who with their pupils and assistants may devote themselves to the task of pushing beyond the present limits of human knowledge and to training those who may "carry on" in this sense. —Mission statement Turing's Cathedral: The…
 
Image: Robert Oppenheimer was probed in a controversial, four-week hearing in 1954. Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, by George Dyson “It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses…
 
Image: John von Neumann: The first implementation of von Neumann's self-reproducing universal constructor. Three generations of machine are shown: the second has nearly finished constructing the third. The lines running to the right are the tapes of genetic instructions, which are copied along with the body of the machines. Turing's Cathedral: The …
 
Image: Passport photo of Alan Turing at age 16 Turing's Cathedral: The Origins of the Digital Universe, by George Dyson “It is possible to invent a single machine which can be used to compute any computable sequence,” twenty-four-year-old Alan Turing announced in 1936. In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, l…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1877 Washington, D.C.--the Electoral Commission holding a secret session by candle-light, on the Louisiana question, February 16th Commissioners meeting in the courtroom of the Supreme Court, Washington, D.C. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, v. 44, no. 1119, March 10, 1877, p. 9. 913 http…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1913 CONGRESS, U.S. COUNTING THE ELECTORAL VOTE http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow In the event there is no Electoral College winner: 1of2: by December 14. @JohnYoo @HooverInst https://americanmind.org/essays/what-happens-if-no-one…
 
Image: The Maltese Falcon, a 1941 American film noir directed and scripted by John Huston. Theatrical release poster. Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among actors and filmmakers, and hi…
 
Image: Likenesses of Katherine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart, in character in their roles in the movie "The African Queen," at Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fift…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1940 Chicago, Illinois http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Classic Epstein from March 2016: Merrick Garland’s America: 2of2: The Other Side of 5-4. @RichardAEpstein, @HooverINST. The phrase that changed the politics of Supreme Court…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1949 [Men working the floor at the Chicago Board of Trade] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Classic Epstein from March 2016: Merrick Garland’s America: 1of2: The Other Side of 5-4. @RichardAEpstein, @HooverINST. The phrase that c…
 
Image: Battle of Genghis Khan and Prester John Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present, by Christopher I. Beckwith The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient times to the present day, Empires of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significan…
 
Image: Vajra. Prayer and meditation object in Mahayana Buddhism, especially Tibet. Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present, by Christopher I. Beckwith The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient times to the present day, Empires of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of …
 
Image: The Scourge of God [Attila the Hun] destroying cities and above all terrifying the people. Le fléau de Dieu détruisait les cités et surtout effrayait les peuples Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present, by Christopher I. Beckwith The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient time…
 
Image: Scythian dress ornaments Empires of the Silk Road: A History of Central Eurasia from the Bronze Age to the Present, by Christopher I. Beckwith The first complete history of Central Eurasia from ancient times to the present day, Empires of the Silk Road represents a fundamental rethinking of the origins, history, and significance of this majo…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 2016 The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, enclosed in a payload fairing, is towed past the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center on its way to Space Launch Complex 41 at the adjacent Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket that is to lift OSIRIS-REx into space…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1842 Architecture from "The Canadas in 1841. [With a map.]" http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Planet Canada welcomes SpaceX. Bob Zimmerman BehindtheBlack.com https://behindtheblack.com/behind-the-black/points-of-information/spacex…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1884 James G. Blaine; Campaign march http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Bidens meet their "Rum, Romanism and Rebellion" crisis & What is to be done? @AndrewCMcCarthy @NRO @ThadMcCotter @theamgreatness https://www.nationalreview…
 
Image: Baltimore fire, 1904: Church of Messiah in flames Mary Anastasia O’Grady, @MaryAnastasiaOG; WSJ editorial board; The Americas column; in re: Chilean riots, burning of churches; trash thrown at rescue fire trucks: about to have a referendum on a new constitution advocated by the left; this violence is for intimidation. The extreme left is thr…
 
Image: Placing typhus vaccine in centrifuging machine. Rocky Mountain Laboratory. Hamilton, Montana Steps to prepare for a Covid-19 vaccine similar to the prep for the palio vaccine in there 1950s. @henryimiller henrymillMD.org Henry Miller, @henryimiller, Pacific Research Institute, in re: Vaccines: In order to vaccinate the maximum percentage of …
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Marius as victor over the invading Cimbri. Francesco Saverio Altamura - Museo Civico di Foggia Mario vincitore dei Cimbri, olio su tela, Museo Civico di Foggia. Probabile bozzetto preparatorio per il dipinto custodito nella collezione permanente del Museo Capodimonte di Napoli, eseguito nel 1863 su commi…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. The Death of Gaius Gracchus, by François Topino-Lebrun, 1792. François Topino-Lebrun - http://artyzm.com/e_artysta.php?id=158 Death of Gaius Gracchus Permission details PD View more Public Domainview terms File:Death of Gaius Gracchus.jpg Created: 1 January 1792 http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http:…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1939 Fresno. On U.S. 99. Storefront of San Joaquin Valley town. California http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow The Nunes-Trump Monument rises in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley; and can the GOP take back 4 seats in CA? @DevinNu…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. Dedication Lincoln Memorial, [5/30/22] http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow Amazon finally permits the release of Director Amanda Milius's "The Plot Against the President" Written by @LeeSmithDC @DevinNunes https://www.amazon.com/Plo…
 
Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1900 Transfer steamer Detroit http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contact http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedules Parler & Twitter: @BatchelorShow #TheScalaReport: What is the EU, IMF and World Bank vision of the future workplace, vocation, opportunity after the virus? Chris Riegel, CEO Scala.com #ScalaAPS There…
 
Image: Ruger 10/22 "Stainless" With an aftermarket Butler Creek Folding Stock and a TRUGLO Red Dot Sight Gene Marks, @genemarks @Guardian #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re: A Biden Administration would have higher taxes and higher labor costs; increase in capital gains tax, plus a step-up valuation, w…
 
Image: Old house for sale. Omaha, Nebraska Macro. Gene Marks, @genemarks @Guardian #SmallBusinessAmerica @Guardian, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and at TheHill; in re: Real estate and existing home sales. Up 9.4% from last month. Our savings rates are at close to historical highs; people are buying homes, which drives up prices. This is also good for…
 
Image: California - Santa Ana, Anaheim Disneyland Jeff Bliss: #PacificWatch, in re: Can Disneyland survive the virus and the governor? “A $5 billion hit; cost $3 bill so far and will accrue $2 billion more by mid-2021. Have fired hundreds, and will fire hundreds more, of workers; will also take out of bz all the businesses that serve the workers, p…
 
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